Touted as the future of mobile photography, the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is the latest addition to the Galaxy series, which boasts of its seamless smartphone experience and superior camera functionalities.
Drawing inspiration from its predecessor Galaxy S5, the recently unveiled Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is all set to create ripples in the market by its enhanced features and new functionalities, particularly the super advanced digital camera technologies. A must-have for mobile-photo enthusiasts, the device scores remarkably well in its camera specs and display. It presents a unique combination of high-end camera features with the patented Samsung Galaxy experience. Furnishing a truckload of professional gears and controls in its camera, the smartphone enables users to capture their everyday moments in utmost clarity and brilliance.
Design & Built
Featuring the distinct perforated pattern, shimmering finish, and a fresh color-palette, Samsung Galaxy K Zoom looks truly stunning. With a curved back and a retracting zoom lens, the slim and chic device offers convenience and portability. It measures 137.5 x 70.8 x 16.6mm in dimensions and weighs 200 gms.
Sporting a vivid 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display, the device holds 720×1280 pixels resolution and pixel density of 306 ppi. Backed by 2 GB of RAM, the smartphone houses 1.3 GHz quad-core Cortex A-7 processor teamed with a 1.7 GHz dual-core Cortex A-15 CPU, and runs on the versatile Android 4.4.2 version. Other Samsung Galaxy K Zoom features include Ultra Power Saving Mode for extending battery life in emergencies, S Health Lite for personalized lifestyle & fitness coaching, and Studio App for easy editing of pictures & videos.
The device ships with an onboard storage capacity of 8 GB with an extended storage slot, capable of holding up to 64 GB of Micro SD card.
Loaded with outstanding features, such as, 10x optical zoom, BSI CMOS sensor, Optical image stabilizer, and Xenon flash, the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom 20.7 MP camera packs itself at the rear end of the device. As part of its quest to take mobile photography to a new level, the camera offers ultra-clear and ultra-detailed images, with excellent quality even in low light conditions. While the AutoFocus /Auto Exposure Separation feature maintains the light and clarity balance, the Selfie Alarm enables users to take timed selfies with ease. The handset also encompasses a 2 MP front-facing camera.
Connectivity options offered by the handset include Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11, USB 2.0, 4G LTE, NFC, and much more.
A 2430 mAh removable battery powers the phone, offering substantial talk-time.
The price of Samsung Galaxy K Zoom is not yet available.
With an expected launch of Samsung Galaxy K Zoom in the second quarter of 2014, this is one of the much-awaited devices of the year. However, this smartphone is a specialized device, which may not fulfill the needs and budget of the masses.